Pan Seared Lemon Tarragon Cod- Lean and Green Recipe

The delicious flavor and aroma of tarragon with lemon on cod is a classic favorite.  In this Lean and Green recipe, I combine the pan searing technique with cod pieces and coat in Stacey Hawkins Rockin’ Ranch seasoning for a delicious kick with almost no work.  With lemon, garlic and tarragon as the main flavors in the ranch seasoning, it’s a perfect pairing!

Serve this with your favorite green side dish such as steamed broccoli or green beans!  Tasty, easy, delicious and so totally a weight loss winner! 

Grab some fresh fish and give this one a go tonight.  You won't be disappointed.

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Pan Seared Lemon Tarragon Cod- Lean and Green Recipe

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes

Servings: ~4 Serving



  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat.

    1. While oil is heating, cut cod into 2" chunks.

    2. When oil is hot, add fish to the pan, sprinkle with seasoning and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, browning slightly. Fish will take approximately 6-8 minutes to be thoroughly cooked and ready to serve.

    3. When fish is opaque and flaky, it is done.  Serve immediately.  Serves 4

      Serving Size 7 oz. cod and is 1 Leanest, 0 Green, 1 Healthy Fat and 1 Condiment option.

    Nutrition Facts

    Optavia Counts Per Serving

    0 - Lean

    0 - Leaner

    1 - Leanest

    0 - Green

    1 - Condiments

    1 - Healthy Fat

    Weight Watchers Points
    Per Serving

    1 Weight Watchers Points

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    Nutritional Data Information:

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